Latest Nintendo Direct reveals a plethora of games coming to the Switch

Donna Miller
September 14, 2018

Nintendo has been drip-feeding details about the service for months, starting with confirmation that subscribers will have access to classic NES games with additional modern features such as online play and voice chat.

Nintendo announced on Wednesday that Nintendo Switch Online will launch in just less than a week, on Saturday, Sept. 18. Not the most shocking of reveals, mind you, but good stuff all around. DOOM, Skyrim, Enter the Gungeon, the Binding of Isaac, and more have been ported to the Switch, and Nintendo is now adding Civilization VI, City Skylines, Warframe, Diablo 3, and a handful of indie titles.

What was the standout moment for you? For $59.99, you get a pair with rechargable batteries that can attach to your Nintendo Switch to charge when not in use.

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These help articles were first discovered by a user on ResetEra, and it's important to point out that even after this update goes into effect, you'll still be able transfer Nintendo Accounts between Switch consoles. Super Mario Bros. and forthcoming Excitebike and Ice Climber games.

This will be especially important if you have multiple Switch profiles in your house, such as those for children and other family members. Individual membership is separated into three tiers: $3.99 for one month; $7.99 for three months and $19.99 for 12 months.

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